Fur Harvester Licence
Natural Resources and Energy Development
Fur harvester licences are for residents only. Licensed Fur Harvesters are permitted to sell and export their fur, provided the appropriate permits are acquired.
Must be a resident as defined in the Fish and Wildlife Act and must not be restricted from purchasing a New Brunswick Fur Harvester's Licence.
Hunter Education Requirements:
All Fur Harvesters born on or after January 1, 1981 and all first-time Fur Harvesters acquiring a Fur Harvester's Licence must show proof of a Firearm Safety / Hunter Education course and Trapper Education course.
Individuals acquiring a Minor Fur Harvester's Licence or a Rabbit Trapper's Licence do not require a Trapper Education course.
Minor fur harvesters are not permitted to carry a firearm unless they are 12 years of age, have passed the Firearm Safety / Hunter Education course and are accompanied by a person 19 years of age or older.
Conservation Education certificates from other provinces, territories and states are valid in New Brunswick.
Fur Harvesters who wish to hunt or trap bobcat may apply to the annual "Bobcat Draw".
Sunday hunting will be permitted for three Sundays during the period of Oct. 28 - Nov. 17, inclusive, in any year.
Species permitted: rabbit, squirrel, raccoon, weasel, mink, skunk, muskrat, otter, beaver, coyote, fox, bobcat, marten, fisher
Please see the Hunt and Trap Booklet for important information on Fur Harvesting.
Changes To Fees
This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
2009 NR Fee changes.pdf
Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).
|Fee Description||Rate in $||Effective Date|
|Fur Harvester Licence - Resident|
|Minor (10-15 years of age) + $0 conservation fee||8.00||2009-06-01|
|16 - 65 years of age + $5 conservation fee||43.00||2009-06-01|
|Seniors (65+) + $5 conservation fee||22.00||2009-06-01|
|Contact SNB (Payment Only)||email@example.com|
|Regional and District offices|